Presidents of the United States of America

by aemelnick | created - 30 Jan 2015 | updated - 11 Jan 2018 | Public

1. George Washington

George Washington was born on February 22, 1732 in Westmoreland County, Virginia, British America. He was married to Martha Dandridge. He died on December 14, 1799 in Mount Vernon, Virginia, USA.

2. John Adams

Writer | Biography

John Adams was born on October 30, 1735 in Braintree, Massachusetts, USA. He was a writer, known for Biography (1987). He was married to Abigail Smith. He died on July 4, 1826 in Quincy, Massachusetts.

3. Thomas Jefferson

Writer | Hamilton/Jefferson

Thomas Jefferson was born on April 13, 1743 in Shadwell, Goochland County [now Albemarle County], Virginia, USA. He was a writer, known for Hamilton/Jefferson, Biography (1987) and Rome: Power & Glory (1999). He was married to Martha Wayles Skelton. He died on July 4, 1826.

4. James Madison

James Madison was born on March 16, 1751 in Belle Grove, Port Conway, Virginia, USA as James Madison Jr. He was married to Dolley Payne Todd. He died on June 28, 1836 in Montpelier, Orange, Virginia.

5. James Monroe

Writer | Club TV

Only president to run unopposed (in the 1820 election).

6. Andrew Jackson

Writer | Biography

Andrew Jackson was born on March 15, 1767 in Lancaster County, South Carolina, USA. He was a writer, known for Biography (1987). He was married to Rachel Donelson. He died on June 8, 1845 in Nashville, Tennessee, USA.

7. William Henry Harrison

William Henry Harrison was born on February 9, 1773 in Charles City, Virginia, USA. He was married to Anna Symmes. He died on April 4, 1841 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

8. Zachary Taylor

Zachary Taylor was born on November 24, 1784 in Barboursville, Virginia, USA. He was married to Margaret Mackell Smith. He died on July 9, 1850 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

9. James Buchanan

James Buchanan was born on April 23, 1791 in Cove Gap, Pennsylvania, USA. He died on June 1, 1868 in Lancaster, Pennsylvania.

10. Abraham Lincoln

Writer | Lincoln's Gettysburg Address

His son Robert Lincoln, who was in Washington when his father was killed, was also on the scene when President James A. Garfield was shot in 1881 and President William McKinley was assassinated in 1901.

11. Ulysses S. Grant

He left the army in 1854 and struggled financially before rejoining the Union army in 1861 where he rapidly rose to the rank of general.

12. Rutherford B. Hayes

Rutherford Birchard Hayes was one of that small legion of political non-entities who have occupied the post of President and First Magistrate of the Republic since Andrew Jackson, though he was a better man than most. Born on October 4, 1822, in Delaware, Ohio,the former Civil War general served a ...

13. James A. Garfield

James A. Garfield was born on November 19, 1831 in Moreland Hills, Ohio, USA as James Abram Garfield. He was married to Lucretia Rudolph. He died on September 19, 1881 in Elberon, New Jersey, USA.

14. Grover Cleveland

Self | President Cleveland and President McKinley

Grover Cleveland is the only man to serve two, non-consecutive terms as President of the United States, occupying the Oval Office from 1885 to 1889 and from 1893 to 1897. He was the sole Democrat to serve as First Magistrate of the Republic from 1861 through 1913, when Woodrow Wilson, also a ...

15. Benjamin Harrison

Benjamin Harrison was the 23rd President of the US. He was born in North Bend, Ohio, on August 20, 1833. He came from a family which had a long history in politics--his grandfather William Henry Harrison was a former US President, his father was a Congressman and he had cousins who were congressmen...

16. William McKinley

Self | President McKinley Reviewing the Troops

William McKinley was born on January 29, 1843 in Niles, Ohio, USA as William McKinley Jr. He was married to Ida McKinley. He died on September 14, 1901 in Buffalo, New York, USA.

17. Theodore Roosevelt

Writer | Arena

Theodore Roosevelt was born on October 27, 1858 in New York City, New York, USA as Theodore Roosevelt Jr. He was a writer and producer, known for Arena (2016), Simple Gifts (1977) and Womanhood, the Glory of the Nation (1917). He was married to Edith Kermit Carow Roosevelt and Alice Hathaway Lee. ...

18. William Howard Taft

Actor | The President's Pardon

William Howard Taft was born on September 15, 1857 in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA. He was an actor, known for The President's Pardon (1913), The Patriot (1913) and President Taft at San Francisco (1911). He was married to Helen Herron. He died on March 8, 1930 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

19. Woodrow Wilson

Self | The Adventures of a Boy Scout

Woodrow Wilson was born on December 28, 1856 in Staunton, Virginia, USA as Thomas Woodrow Wilson. He was married to Edith Galt Wilson and Ellen Axson Wilson. He died on February 3, 1924 in Washington, District of Columbia, USA.

20. Warren G. Harding

Self | Redskins Pay Tribute to Big Chief Harding

Warren G. Harding was born on November 2, 1865 in Corsica, Ohio, USA as Warren Gamaliel Harding. He was married to Florence Kling Harding. He died on August 2, 1923 in San Francisco, California, USA.

21. Calvin Coolidge

Self | Screen Snapshots Series 9, No. 14

Though three U.S. Presidents have died on the Fourth of July, John Calvin Coolidge was the first and only one to have been born on that date, in 1874. He is also the only President to have had the oath of office administered by his father, a justice of the peace, who swore him in when the Coolidges...

22. Herbert Hoover

Self | Public Be Damned

Herbert Hoover was born on August 10, 1874 in West Branch, Iowa. His family were devout Quakers. At age eight, Hoover was orphaned and was sent to live with relatives. They showed him little affection, but taught him the importance of hard work and industry. In 1891, Hoover entered Stanford ...

23. Franklin D. Roosevelt

Writer | The President's Mystery

Franklin Delano Roosevelt was born on January 30, 1882, in Hyde Park, New York, to James and Sara Roosevelt. His father was 54 at the time of FDR's birth and already had a grown son, nicknamed "Rosy". Sarah was only 27 when FDR was born. Growing up, FDR had a happy but sheltered childhood. His ...

24. Harry S. Truman

Self | Uppdrag i Korea

Harry S. Truman was born on May 8, 1884 in Lamar, Missouri, USA. He was a writer, known for Assignment in Korea (1951), Chop Chop Chang: Operation C.H.I.M.P (2019) and The DuPont Show of the Week (1961). He was married to Bess Truman. He died on December 26, 1972 in Kansas City, Missouri.

25. Dwight D. Eisenhower

Self | Nazi Concentration Camps

Dwight D. Eisenhower was born on Tuesday, October 14, 1890, as Dwight David Eisenhower, in Denison, Texas. He was the third of seven sons born to David Jacob Eisenhower and Ida Elizabeth Stover. Both parents were of German descent. Eisenhower studied at the West Point Military Academy from 1911-...

26. John F. Kennedy

Writer | Profiles in Courage

John Fitzgerald Kennedy was born on May 29, 1917 in Brookline, Massachusetts, to Rose Kennedy (née Rose Elizabeth Fitzgerald) and Joseph P. Kennedy. John was named after his maternal grandfather, John "HoneyFitz" Fitzgerald, the mayor of Boston. John was very ill as a child and was given the last ...

27. Lyndon B. Johnson

Self | 1960 National Nominating Conventions

Lyndon B. Johnson was born on August 27, 1908 in Stonewall, Texas, USA as Lyndon Baines Johnson. He was married to Lady Bird Johnson. He died on January 22, 1973 in Stonewall.

28. Richard Nixon

Soundtrack | Frost/Nixon

Richard Nixon was born on January 9, 1913 in Yorba Linda, California, USA as Richard Milhous Nixon. He was an actor and writer, known for Frost/Nixon (2008), Presidential Countdown (1960) and Startime (1959). He was married to Pat Nixon. He died on April 22, 1994 in Manhattan, New York City, New ...

29. Gerald Ford

Actor | Dynasty

Gerald Rudolph Ford was the 38th President of the United States from August 1974 until January 1977.

Ford was born on July 14, 1913, in Omaha, Nebraska as Leslie Lynch King, Jr., being the son of Leslie Lynch King and Dorothy Ayer Gardner King. His parents separated two weeks after his birth and his...

30. Jimmy Carter

Actor | The American President

Jimmy Carter was born on October 1, 1924 in Plains, Georgia, USA as James Earl Carter Jr. He has been married to Rosalynn Carter since July 7, 1946. They have four children.

31. Ronald Reagan

Actor | Kings Row

Ronald Reagan had quite a prolific career, having catapulted from a Warner Bros. contract player and television star, into serving as president of the Screen Actors Guild, the governorship of California (1967-1975), and lastly, two terms as President of the United States (1981-1989).

Ronald Wilson ...

32. George Bush

Self | Feed

The 41st President of the United States of America, George Herbert Walker Bush (known colloquially as "Bush 41" to distinguish him from his son, George W. Bush, the 43rd president of the U.S., who is known as "Bush 43"), was born on June 12, 1924 in Milton, Massachusetts, a suburb south of Boston. ...

33. Bill Clinton

Self | The War Room

Bill Clinton was born William Jefferson Blythe III in Hope, Arkansas, to Virginia Dell (Cassidy) and William Jefferson Blythe, Jr., a traveling salesman. His father died in a car crash three months before Bill was born. He was raised by his grandparents for four years while his mother was in ...

34. George W. Bush

Camera_department | Journeys with George

The 43rd President of the United States of America, George Walker Bush (known colloquially as "W" to distinguish himself from his father, George Bush, the 41st president of the U.S.), was born two days after the national holiday of the Fourth of July, 1946 in New Haven, Connecticut. There, his ...

35. Barack Obama

Producer | The Fifth Risk

U.S. President Barack Hussein Obama II was born in Honolulu, Hawaii. His mother, Stanley Ann Dunham, was a white American from Wichita, Kansas. His father, Barack Obama Sr., who was black, was from Alego, Kenya. They were both young college students at the University of Hawaii. When his father left...

36. Donald Trump

Actor | Ghosts Can't Do It

Donald John Trump was born on June 14, 1946 at the Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in the Queens borough of New York City. He is the son of Mary Trump (née Macleod) and Fred Trump, a real estate millionaire. His mother was a Scottish immigrant who initially worked as a maid. His father was born in ...



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